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List of cities and towns in Romania

This is a list of cities and towns in Romania, ordered by population according to the 2002 and 2011 censuses.[1] For the major cities, average altitude is also given. Cities in bold are county capitals. The list includes major cities with the status of municipiu (103 in total), as well as towns with the status of oraș (217 in total).

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Map showing Romania's county seats in dark green and all other cities and towns in light green.
    municipiu
    oraș
Bold county capital
City County Population (2011)[2] Population (2002) Altitude (m) Year status
granted (a) or
first attested (b)
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Bucharest 1,883,425 1,926,334 85 1459b  
Cluj-Napoca Cluj 324,576 317,953 360 1316a  
Timișoara Timiș 319,279 317,660 90 1342a  
Iași Iași 290,422 320,888 95 1408b  
Constanța Constanța 283,872 310,471 25 260 BCb (as Tomis)  
Craiova Dolj 269,506 302,601 100 1475b  
Brașov Brașov 253,200 284,596 625 1235b  
Galați Galați 249,432 298,861 55 1445b  
Ploiești Prahova 209,945 232,527 150 1596b  
Oradea Bihor 196,367 206,614 150 1113b  
Brăila Brăila 180,302 216,292 20 1368b  
Arad Arad 159,074 172,824 107 1028b  
Pitești Argeș 155,383 168,458 287 1388b  
Sibiu Sibiu 147,245 154,892 415 1191b  
Bacău Bacău 144,307 175,500 165 1408b  
Târgu Mureș Mureș 134,290 149,577 330 1332a  
Baia Mare Maramureș 123,738 137,976 225 1329b  
Buzău Buzău 115,494 133,116 95 1431b  
Botoșani Botoșani 106,847 115,344 130 1439b  
Satu Mare Satu Mare 102,411 115,630 123 1213b  
Râmnicu Vâlcea Vâlcea 98,776 107,656 250 1388b  
Drobeta-Turnu Severin Mehedinți 92,617 104,035 65 121 ADb/1833a  
Suceava Suceava 92,121 106,138 325 1388b  
Piatra Neamț Neamț 85,055 105,499 345 1491b  
Târgu Jiu Gorj 82,504 96,562 205 1406b[3]  
Târgoviște Dâmbovița 79,610 89,429 280 1396b[3]  
Focșani Vrancea 79,315 103,219 55 1575b  
Bistrița Bistrița-Năsăud 75,076 81,467 360 1349a  
Tulcea Tulcea 73,707 92,762 30 300 BC–292 BCb (as Aegyssus); 1506b (as Tulcea)[3]  
Reșița Caraș-Severin 73,282 83,985 245 1925a  
Slatina Olt 70,293 79,171 135 1368b  
Călărași Călărași 65,181 70,039 13 1534b  
Alba Iulia Alba 63,536 66,369 330 1097b  
Giurgiu Giurgiu 61,353 69,587 25 1395b  
Deva Hunedoara 61,123 69,390 187 1269b  
Hunedoara Hunedoara 60,525 71,380 240 1265b  
Zalău Sălaj 56,202 63,305 275 1473a  
Sfântu Gheorghe Covasna 56,006 61,512 555 1332b/1832a  
Bârlad Vaslui 55,837 69,183 70–120 1174b  
Vaslui Vaslui 55,407 70,267 110–170 1375b  
Roman Neamț 50,713 69,483 200 1387b  
Turda Cluj 47,744 55,770 315 1075b  
Mediaș Sibiu 47,204 55,203 330 1359a  
Slobozia Ialomița 45,891 52,677 20 1614b  
Alexandria Teleorman 45,434 50,591 41 1840a  
Voluntari Ilfov 42,944 30,016 57 1864b (the Pipera village), 1921b (Cetatea Voluntărească/the Volunteering Citadel); 1968b (as Voluntari);[4] 2004a  
Lugoj Timiș 40,361 44,571 124 1334b (Sacerdos de Lucas); 1376b (as Castrum Lugas); 1542a [3]  
Medgidia Constanța 39,780 43,867 75 1840b/1968a  
Onești Bacău 39,172 51,681 210 1436b (as "Siliștea lui Oană la Trotuș"/the village hearth of Oană upon Trotuș);[3] 1956a  
Miercurea Ciuc Harghita 38,966 41,852 662 1558b  
Sighetu Marmației Maramureș 37,640 41,246 274 1326b  
Petroșani Hunedoara 37,160 45,447 615 1930a  
Mangalia Constanța 36,364 40,037 20 500 BC–400 BCb (as Callatis); 1593b (as Mangalia)[3]  
Tecuci Galați 34,871 42,012 50 1435b  
Odorheiu Secuiesc Harghita 34,257 36,926 477–504 1301b (as Castrum Vduord); 1332–1334b (as Uduorhel village); 1485a (as Oppidum Udvarhely)  
Râmnicu Sărat Buzău 33,843 38,805 118 1439b  
Pașcani Iași 33,745 42,172 250 1419b  
Dej Cluj 33,497 38,478 285 1061b  
Reghin Mureș 33,281 36,023 390 1228b  
Năvodari Constanța 32,981 32,400 7 1421b (as Kara Koyun); 1927b (as Năvodari); 1968a  
Câmpina Prahova 32,935 38,758 435 1503b/1864a  
Mioveni Argeș 31,998 35,849 300 1485b/1989a (as Colibași); 1996b (as Mioveni)  
Câmpulung Argeș 31,767 38,285 580–600 1292[3]–1300b  
Caracal Olt 30,954 34,603 128 1538b  
Săcele Brașov 30,798 29,967 1366b/1971a  
Făgăraș Brașov 30,714 36,121 430 1222b (the region of Fagar šu/Fogaras river); 1291b (as Fogros); 1310 (the Fogaras wooden fortress)[3]  
Fetești Ialomița 30,217 33,197 25 1528b/1934a[3]  
Sighișoara Mureș 28,102 32,287 380 1367a  
Borșa Maramureș 27,611 27,247 950 1365b/1968a  
Roșiorii de Vede Teleorman 27,416 31,873 32 1385b  
Curtea de Argeș Argeș 27,359 32,626 420 1330b (as Argeș castle/cetate); 1510b (as The Argeș Court/Curtea de Argeș)[3]  
Sebeș Alba 27,019 29,475 1245b  
Huși Vaslui 26,266 33,320 120 1494b  
Fălticeni Suceava 25,723 33,867 220–390 1440b; 1490b (as "Șumuz, that is Fulticeanii" village); 1780b (as Șoldănești town/târg); 1826b (Fălticeni)[3]  
Pantelimon Ilfov 25,596 16,019 2005a  
Oltenița Călărași 24,822 31,434 15 1853a  
Turnu Măgurele Teleorman 24,772 30,187 31 1387b  
Caransebeș Caraș-Severin 24,689 31,199 220 1289b/1564a [3]  
Dorohoi Botoșani 24,309 31,073 170 1407b  
Vulcan Hunedoara 24,160 33,186 610 1462b (as Wolkan); 1953a
Rădăuți Suceava 23,822 32,151 375 1393b  
Zărnești Brașov 23,476 26,520 1373b/1951a  
Lupeni Hunedoara 23,390 31,409 725 1770b/1941a
Aiud Alba 22,876 28,909 260 1293b  
Petrila Hunedoara 22,692 28,742 675 1493b/1956a  
Câmpia Turzii Cluj 22,223 29,852 300 1925a  
Buftea Ilfov 22,178 19,617 110 1968a  
Târnăveni Mureș 22,075 29,828 300 1278b/1912a  
Popești-Leordeni Ilfov 21,895 15,115 2004a
Moinești Bacău 21,787 25,532 1467b  
Codlea Brașov 21,708 24,814 550 1265b/1950a  
Cugir Alba 21,376 30,244 304 1330b (as Villa Kudzyr); 1960a [3]  
Carei Satu Mare 21,112 25,590 160 1320b/1871a  
Gherla Cluj 20,982 24,232 250 1291b  
Blaj Alba 20,630 21,819 260 1271b  
Comănești Bacău 19,568 26,237 520 1409b/1952a  
Motru Gorj 19,079 25,860 1385b/1966a  
Târgu Neamț Neamț 18,695 22,634 365 1387b  
Moreni Dâmbovița 18,687 22,868 472 1584b/1948a  
Târgu Secuiesc Covasna 18,491 22,251 1407b  
Gheorgheni Harghita 18,377 21,245 810 1232b; 1333b (Sacerdos de Giorgio); 1905a [3]  
Orăștie Hunedoara 18,227 24,354 1224b  
Balș Olt 18,164 23,147 150 1921a
Băicoi Prahova 17,981 20,234 310 1597b/1948a
Drăgășani Vâlcea 17,871 22,499 1535b  
Salonta Bihor 17,735 20,006 90 1606b  
Băilești Dolj 17,437 22,231 80 1536b/1921a
Calafat Dolj 17,336 21,227 35 1424b  
Cernavodă Constanța 17,022 20,514 50 300 BC–100 BCb (as Axiopolis); 1860b (as Černa Voda)[5]  
Filiași Dolj 16,900 20,159 1573b/1968a
Câmpulung Moldovenesc Suceava 16,722 21,862 630 1411b/1866a  
Corabia Olt 16,441 21,932 35 1596b/1871a  
Adjud Vrancea 16,045 20,776 97 1433b  
Breaza Prahova 15,928 18,863 600 1431b/1952a  
Bocșa Caraș-Severin 15,842 19,023 170 1333b/1960a  
Marghita Bihor 15,770 18,650 1216b/1967a  
Baia Sprie Maramureș 15,476 15,735 500 1329b  
Bragadiru Ilfov 15,329 8,165 37 2005a
Luduș Mureș 15,328 18,647 1377b/1960a  
Urziceni Ialomița 15,308 19,088 60 1596b  
Vișeu de Sus Maramureș 15,037 18,444 427 1365b/1956a  
Râșnov Brașov 15,022 16,242 650 1331b [3]  
Buhuși Bacău 14,562 21,993 235 1438b/1930a  
Ștefănești Argeș 14,541 12,983 2004a  
Brad Hunedoara 14,495 18,075 278 1445b/1941a  
Șimleu Silvaniei Sălaj 14,436 17,053 1251b  
Vatra Dornei Suceava 14,429 17,864 802 1592b/1907a  
Mizil Prahova 14,312 17,075 125 1585b/1830a  
Cisnădie Sibiu 14,282 17,204 510 1150b (as Ruetel); 1323b (as Heltau); 1948a  
Pucioasa Dâmbovița 14,254 16,489 350 1649b (as Piatra Pucioasa); 1929a
Chitila Ilfov 14,184 12,643 84 2005a  
Zimnicea Teleorman 14,058 16,787 48 1385b (as Dezimnikos)  
Toplița Harghita 13,929 16,839 650 1567b (as Taplócza); 1956a  
Otopeni Ilfov 13,861 10,515 91 2000a  
Ovidiu Constanța 13,847 13,458 1989a  
Gura Humorului Suceava 13,667 16,740 1490b/1904a  
Găești Dâmbovița 13,317 16,598 1498b  
Vicovu de Sus Suceava 13,308 14,125 1436b/2004a  
Țăndărei Ialomița 13,219 14,591 1594b/1968a  
Ocna Mureș Alba 13,036 15,697 1203b (as Uioara); 1956a  
Bolintin-Vale Giurgiu 12,929 11,464 100 1426b/1989a  
Avrig Sibiu 12,815 16,215 350 1364b/1989a  
Pecica Arad 12,762 13,024 1329b/2004a  
Simeria Hunedoara 12,556 14,571 1449b (as Piskitelep); 1956a  
Moldova Nouă Caraș-Severin 12,350 15,112 1600b/1956a  
Sânnicolau Mare Timiș 12,312 13,007 82 1217b (as Sân-Nicolau); 1942a  
Vălenii de Munte Prahova 12,257 13,898 350 1431b  
Dărmănești Bacău 12,247 14,232 1989a  
Dăbuleni Dolj 12,182 13,888   2004a
Comarnic Prahova 11,970 13,532 500–580 1510b/1968a [3]
Negrești-Oaș Satu Mare 11,867 16,356   1965a
Rovinari Gorj 11,816 12,603   1981a
Scornicești Olt 11,766 13,751   1989a
Târgu Lăpuș Maramureș 11,744 14,139   1968a
Săcueni Bihor 11,526 11,665   2004a
Videle Teleorman 11,508 12,498 1968a
Sântana Arad 11,428 12,936   2003a
Oravița Caraș-Severin 11,382 15,222
Târgu Ocna Bacău 11,300 14,184   1774a
Călan Hunedoara 11,279 14,714 231 1961a
Boldești-Scăeni Prahova 11,137 11,505 250–300 1543b (Scăieni), 1600b (Boldești); 1968a (by union)[3]
Măgurele Ilfov 11,041 9,200   2005a
Hârlău Iași 10,905 12,260   1968a
Drăgănești-Olt Olt 10,894 13,181
Jimbolia Timiș 10,808 10,497   1950a
Mărășești Vrancea 10,671 13,070
Beiuș Bihor 10,667 12,089 191 1451a
Beclean Bistrița-Năsăud 10,628 12,033 252 1968a
Urlați Prahova 10,541 11,858
Oțelu Roșu Caraș-Severin 10,510 13,128   1960a
Strehaia Mehedinți 10,506 12,564   1921a
Târgu Frumos Iași 10,475 13,763
Orșova Mehedinți 10,441 15,379
Sinaia Prahova 10,410 14,636   1880a
Jibou Sălaj 10,407 12,283 1205b/1968a  
Sovata Mureș 10,385 12,219   1952a
Costești Argeș 10,375 12,091 200 1535b/1968a
Ianca Brăila 10,343 12,886   1989a
Lipova Arad 10,313 11,491   1440a
Dolhasca Suceava 10,298 11,009   2004a
Topoloveni Argeș 10,219 10,329   1968a
Murfatlar Constanța 10,216 10,857   1989a
Nehoiu Buzău 10,211 12,650   1989a
Flămânzi Botoșani 10,136 11,799   2004a
Covasna Covasna 10,114 12,306 550–600 1567b/1952a
Aleșd Bihor 10,066 10,852 224 1968a
Valea lui Mihai Bihor 9,902 10,665   1844a/1930a/1989a
Darabani Botoșani 9,893 12,002   1926a/1968a
Hațeg Hunedoara 9,685 12,507
Sângeorz-Băi Bistrița-Năsăud 9,679 10,702
Titu Dâmbovița 9,658 10,711   1968a
Cristuru Secuiesc Harghita 9,650 11,291 393 1332b (Sacerdos de Sancta Croce); 1956a
Hârșova Constanța 9,642 11,198
Liteni Suceava 9,596 9,851   2004a
Năsăud Bistrița-Năsăud 9,587 11,365
Podu Iloaiei Iași 9,573 9,739   2005a
Eforie Constanța 9,473 9,294
Odobești Vrancea 9,364 8,000
Huedin Cluj 9,346 9,955   1961a
Ineu Arad 9,260 10,416   1967a
Salcea Suceava 9,015 8,719   2004a
Seini Maramureș 8,987 9,439   1989a
Uricani Hunedoara 8,972 12,177   1965a
Babadag Tulcea 8,940 10,878 30–70 1330–1332b (as Baba-Saltik)
Bumbești-Jiu Gorj 8,932 11,882 400 1989a
Bușteni Prahova 8,894 11,787 880–940 1840b/1946a [3]
Agnita Sibiu 8,732 12,115 447 1950a
Iernut Mureș 8,705 9,833   1989a
Baraolt Covasna 8,672 10,464 500 1224b [3]
Tășnad Satu Mare 8,631 10,188   1968a
Roznov Neamț 8,593 9,171   2003a
Băbeni Vâlcea 8,451 9,475 217 2002a
Negrești Vaslui 8,380 10,481   1968a
Recaș Timiș 8,336 8,560   2004a
Măcin Tulcea 8,245 11,803
Târgu Cărbunești Gorj 8,034 9,338   1968a
Chișineu-Criș Arad 7,987 8,724 102 1968a
Siret Suceava 7,976 10,003
Mihăilești Giurgiu 7,923 7,161
Budești Călărași 7,725 9,596 18 1526b/1989a
Plopeni Prahova 7,718 10,083   1968a
Panciu Vrancea 7,664 9,834   1956a
Călimănești Vâlcea 7,622 8,923 260 1386b/1927a [3]
Fieni Dâmbovița 7,587 8,092   1968a
Șomcuta Mare Maramureș 7,565 7,708   2004a
Întorsura Buzăului Covasna 7,528 9,081   1968a
Zlatna Alba 7,490 9,254
Anina Caraș-Severin 7,485 10,594 645–780 1952a
Curtici Arad 7,453 9,762 107 1968a
Nădlac Arad 7,398 8,422   1968a
Dumbrăveni Sibiu 7,388 8,812
Victoria Brașov 7,386 9,059   1954a
Amara Ialomița 7,345 7,627 30 2004a
Pătârlagele Buzău 7,304 8,290   2004a
Techirghiol Constanța 7,292 7,388
Pogoanele Buzău 7,275 7,614   1989a
Ulmeni Maramureș 7,270 7,153   2004a
Turceni Gorj 7,269 8,559 2004a
Câmpeni Alba 7,221 8,587 533–618 1565b/1961a
Cehu Silvaniei Sălaj 7,214 8,468 320 1968a
Tăuții-Măgherăuș Maramureș 7,136 6,713   2004a
Murgeni Vaslui 7,119 7,674   2003a
Tismana Gorj 7,035 7,894   2004a
Buziaș Timiș 7,023 8,128 128 1956a
Segarcea Dolj 7,019 8,704   1968a
Săveni Botoșani 6,999 8,685   1920a/1968a
Pâncota Arad 6,946 7,418   1968a
Ungheni Mureș 6,945 6,554   2004a
Sărmașu Mureș 6,942 7,493   2003a
Răcari Dâmbovița 6,930 6,892   2004a
Tălmaciu Sibiu 6,905 9,147   1989a
Cajvana Suceava 6,901 7,263 384 2004a
Vlăhița Harghita 6,898 7,392
Fundulea Călărași 6,851 6,217   1989a
Livada Satu Mare 6,773 7,004   2006a
Făget Timiș 6,761 7,519   1994a
Teiuș Alba 6,695 7,338   1994a
Bicaz Neamț 6,543 8,911 432 1960a
Ștei Bihor 6,529 9,466   1956a
Însurăței Brăila 6,528 7,501   1989a
Lehliu Gară Călărași 6,502 6,667   1989a
Târgu Bujor Galați 6,299 8,044   1968a
Piatra-Olt Olt 6,299 6,583   1989a
Horezu Vâlcea 6,263 7,446   1968a
Deta Timiș 6,260 6,423   1810a/1968a
Ardud Satu Mare 6,231 6,486 180–200 2004a
Bălan Harghita 6,115 9,295 950–1000 1968a
Slănic Prahova 6,034 7,249   1892a
Brezoi Vâlcea 6,022 7,589 320 1575b/1968a [3]
Sebiș Arad 5,979 6,829
Frasin Suceava 5,876 6,532   2004a
Gătaia Timiș 5,861 8,103   2004a
Potcoava Olt 5,743 6,111   2004a
Miercurea Nirajului Mureș 5,554 5,824   2003a
Broșteni Suceava 5,506 6,603 640 2004a
Novaci Gorj 5,431 6,151   1968a
Săliște Sibiu 5,421 6,092   2003a
Copșa Mică Sibiu 5,404 5,157 287 1402b/1961a [3]
Băneasa Constanța 5,384 5,538 98 2004a
Baia de Aramă Mehedinți 5,349 5,724 275 1968a
Ciacova Timiș 5,348 7,285 84 1335b/2004a
Ștefănești Botoșani 5,314 5,628   2004a
Vânju Mare Mehedinți 5,311 7,074   1968a
Geoagiu Hunedoara 5,294 6,290   2000a
Rupea Brașov 5,269 6,246   1951a
Sângeorgiu de Pădure Mureș 5,166 5,492   2003a
Negru Vodă Constanța 5,088 5,529
Abrud Alba 5,072 6,803 600–777 106–275 (as Abruttus/Alburnus Minor); 1271b (as Abruth/terra Obruth)[3]
Isaccea Tulcea 5,026 5,374
Băile Herculane Caraș-Severin 5,008 6,051 160 153b (as Aquae Herculis); 1951a [3]
Milișăuți Suceava 5,005 8,433   2004a
Cavnic Maramureș 4,976 5,494 650–700 1968a
Fierbinți-Târg Ialomița 4,969 5,253   2004a
Săliștea de Sus Maramureș 4,893 5,196   1365b/2004a
Bălcești Vâlcea 4,864 5,780 170 2002a
Berbești Vâlcea 4,836 5,704 340–350 2003a
Predeal Brașov 4,755 5,615 1030 1935a
Ghimbav Brașov 4,698 5,112   2002a
Azuga Prahova 4,440 6,119 895–950 1948a
Țicleni Gorj 4,414 5,205   1968a
Aninoasa Hunedoara 4,360 6,108 650 1989a
Bucecea Botoșani 4,274 5,128 268 1434b/2004a
Slănic Moldova Bacău 4,198 5,375
Băile Olănești Vâlcea 4,186 4,814 430–475 1527b [3]
Miercurea Sibiului Sibiu 3,910 4,063   2004a
Sulina Tulcea 3,663 5,140
Bechet Dolj 3,657 3,864 15 2004a
Făurei Brăila 3,592 4,626   1968a
Ocna Sibiului Sibiu 3,562 4,184
Baia de Arieș Alba 3,461 4,877 495–1256[6] 1998a
Ocnele Mari Vâlcea 3,309 3,591   1960a
Căzănești Ialomița 3,271 3,641 17 2004a
Dragomirești Maramureș 3,213 3,132   2004a
Berești Galați 2,916 3,926 140 1968a
Borsec Harghita 2,585 3,109 860–880 1956a
Băile Govora Vâlcea 2,449 3,147 360–380 1927a
Vașcău Bihor 2,315 3,032   1956a
Solca Suceava 2,188 4,687   1926a
Nucet Bihor 2,165 2,851   1956a
Băile Tușnad Harghita 1,641 1,802 650 1968a

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ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ "Historical dates on Cernavoda Blog" (in Romanian). Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
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